Dec 4, 2013 1:00am EST
affirmative. thank you. i will now begin by introducing our witnesses. our first witness is jonathan turley, a professor of public interest law at george washington university law school. professor turley is a nationally recognized legal scholar who has written extensively in areas ranging from constitutional law to legal theory. he has published over three dozen academic articles and over 750 articles in newspapers. professor turley has been recognized as the second most cited law professor in the country. our second witness is nicholas rosenkranz, a professor of law at georgetown. professor rosenkranz has served and advise to the federal government in a variety of capacities including as a law clerk to a supreme court justice and as an attorney advisor to the justice department office of legal counsel. he has published numerous scholarly articles including the subjects of the constitution, which is the single most downloaded article about constitutional interpretation in the history of the social science research network. our third witness is simon lazarus, a senior counsel with th
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
introducing the witnesses. the first witness is jonathan turley of public interest law at george washington university law school. professor turley is a legal scholars who's written extensively in areas ranging from constitutional law to legal theory and portable. he's published over 3,000 academic articles into 750 articles in newspapers including "new york times," usa today and at "the wall street journal." he's been recognized as the second most cited professor in the country. the second witness is nicolas rosenkranz a professor of law at georgetown university law center. professor rosenkranz served and advised the federal government in a variety of capacities including as a clerk to supreme court justice anthony kennedy and as an attorney advisor to the department of legal counsel. he has published numerous articles including the subjects of the constitution which is the single most downloaded article up at the constitutional interpretation of the history of the social sciences research network. the third witness is simon lazarus senior counsel with the accountability center.
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
effects. i was telling jonathan that i think it is not that government is inherently stupid, although that is a debatable point. [laughter] it is that they do not get the right incentives. the business would be run this way because you would be run out of business immediately. we have put into law perverse incentives. people who had cheap insurance no longer can buy that. it is what they could afford and that is the only way they had it. i was one of them. i used to have family coverage for five people, for $5,000. a $5,000 deductible. in obamacare, you can have a higher detectable and still pay $20,000 because there is a mandate built into it. the problem is the insurance company is never going to offer those policies again because they are told within a year, if you delay it for year, then in a year everyone will be forced to buy the new policies, which are more expensive. let's say you sell bread and you sell for a dollar a loaf, and they say, we're going to force everybody to buy for two dollars a loaf, but you have to continue selling it for dollar. the problem is the young healt
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am EST
lloyd's of london, the first insurance market. jonathan's coffeehouse turns into the london stock exchange. so coffeehouses turned out to be in the great place where you mix people and ideas up, and tsa what the internet does by allowing people of different places to meet virtually and to exchange ideas. >> host: tom standage, when you look back to 1969, that first internet message to today, the growth and the change in what we know as the internet, is it faster than in the past? >> guest: yes. it's definitely faster. so i have to, you know, be straightforward about this. modern social media is, obviously, operates on a scale and at a speed that is unprecedented in history. so it's global, it's instant, it's searchable, it may be permanent. we don't know how permanent which it is, that's sort of our open question at the moment. so that is definitely unprecedented. but the idea that social media environments have never occurred before is not unprecedented. they have existed for many centuries, and even though there are these differences, the analogy is close enough that it's extrem